When we think of a home security system, we immediately think of a device to protect our homes and loved ones. Essentially, this is the most important aspect of a security system, but there are numerous other benefits that many systems also include. Home security systems can protect valuables, provide safety, allow remote access, notify of fire, smoke, or carbon monoxide poisoning, water damage, and can help to keep tabs on kids coming in and out of the house.
Professional monitoring systems can potentially provide all of these helpful things to ensure peace of mind. Knowing your home is protected whether you’re asleep, gone, or want to check on your home from anywhere in the world ensures this peace.
Security systems can benefit your family in all sorts of different ways. With technology improving every day, some home security devices can also help you save on energy. Many of these wireless home security systems can be accessed through your smartphone applications and allow you to turn off the lights you left on while in a hurry to leave. If there is someone around your property who shouldn’t be, or maybe just having a quick notification to your phone that your kids made it home safe from school, these security systems can be really helpful.
Some key features to consider when purchasing at-home security:
-Make sure to make a list with all of the important aspects you want the security system to include.
-Make sure you consider privacy steps to ensure your security system is safe and take precautions if cameras are part of the security system you choose.
-Consider the setup and look to decide whether wireless or hardwired home security is best for you.
-Shop around! Get different quotes from different well-established home security systems and see which ones best fit your criteria and budget.
-Ask about power outages and the plan if your home loses power. Ask about the voltage it takes to run the systems and if there is a battery backup.
-Look into solar security options. Solar options may cost more upfront but are a great green option.
-Understand the contract. Some companies might offer you different packages and add-ons. Understand these add ons and additional services. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Is installation free? Can you cancel anytime?
Greenfield is a wonderful place to live, but you can never be too safe. Consider adding a security system to your current home or start from scratch and add one when you build your custom Joyner Homes house. Call us at 317.468.2330 or fill out a CUSTOMER WORKSHEET to discuss building your home!